Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS Art and cover by JOHN ROMITA JR. and KLAUS JANSON Variant cover by LUCIO PARRILLO On Sale 09/22/20 $3.99 US | 32 PAGES | FC | DC
Welcome to the House of Kent! Superman’s truth is out there—and now it’s time to rewrite the rules! The Invisible Mafia has taken advantage of the chaos that’s descended on Metropolis, and the House of Kent is going to talk to them in a language they’ll understand. It’s a new adventure featuring Superman like you’ve never seen him—or them—before, in a story guest starring Supergirl and two—yes, two!—Superboys!
Dark Nights: Death Metal #3 has hit shelves, taking the Justice League to the sun to rescue Jarro (and Superman!) and introducing a Darkseid-infused Batman called Darkfather! This in-demand third issue sold out ahead of release, but copies are available at your local comic book store and more supply will be delivered August 25!
In November, Dark Nights: Death Metal #5 will reveal the Darkest Knight’s true goal of remaking the Multiverse in his image—can Earth’s heroes rally together to make a last stand? And in two tie-in one-shot issues, the blood and guts and gratuitous violence of Lobo takes main stage while a world of evil Super Pets, and more, shows a glimpse into the nightmare realities that the Batman Who Laughs has created!
Take a look below at November’s lineup for Dark Nights: Death Metal!
Dark Nights: Death Metal Infinite Hours Exxxtreme! #1
It’s storytime with Lobo. And it’s not going to be pretty!
Pull up a chair, ya bastiches—it’s time for Uncle Lobo’s Infinite Hour! It’s your chance to let the Main Man Lobo-tomize you with familiar yet freaky stories of the DC Universe, exactly as he remembers them: with blood and guts and exxxtreme gratuitous violence! Tell yer comics guy to put you down for alllll the copies!
Dark Nights: Death Metal Infinite Hours Exxxtreme! #1, written by Frank Tieri, Becky Cloonan, and others, art by Dale Eaglesham and others, cover by Kyle Hotz, 1:25 card stock variant cover by Rafael Grampá, on sale November 10.
Dark Nights: Death Metal #5
The Darkest Knight has won—and the multiverse will pay the price!
The Darkest Knight has won. With absolute power at the villain’s fingertips, Wonder Woman and the rest of the DC heroes are nothing to him. As the Darkest Knight turns his sights to his true goal, remaking the Multiverse in his image, can Earth’s heroes rally together to make a last stand?
Dark Nights: Death Metal #5, written by Scott Snyder, art and cover by Greg Capullo and Jonathan Glapion, Swamp Thing variant cover by David Finch, Perpetua variant cover by Stanley “Artgerm” Lau, B. Rex variant cover by Lucio Parrillo, 1:25 variant cover by Doug Mahnke, 1:100 black and white variant cover by Greg Capullo and Jonathan Glapion, on sale November 17.
Dark Nights: Death Metal The Multiverse Who Laughs #1
With the multiverse is destroyed, the worlds of the DC universe are nightmares!
The DC Multiverse is a collection of alternate-reality worlds where anything is possible. Each world tells the tale of a possible split in reality, or shows how lives vary depending on a single, solitary decision. But now that the Multiverse has been destroyed, the Batman Who Laughs has used his god like power to create a new Dark Multiverse…a collection of 52 evil worlds, each more terrifying than the last. This one-shot offers the curious—and the brave—a glimpse into the nightmare realities that the Batman Who Laughs has created in tales by creators who know what it means to have a truly twisted sense of misfit humor. An Arkham Asylum even more terrifying than what we know? A world of evil Super Pets? All that and more in these new tales of the Multiverse Who Laughs!
Dark Nights: Death Metal The Multiverse Who Laughs #1, written by Amanda Conner, Patton Oswalt, Jimmy Palmiotti, Scott Snyder, Brandon Thomas, James Tynion IV, and Joshua Williamson, art by Chad Hardin and others, cover by Chris Burnham, 1:25 card stock variant cover by Simone Bianchi, on sale November 24.
writer: Dan Abnett artist: Vasco Georgiev covers: Lucio Parrillo (A), Vasco Georgiev (B), Joseph Michael Linsner (C), Juan Gedeon “Jim Lee Homage” Variant (D), Tasha Cosplay UK Cosplay Variant (E), Lucio Parrillo (RI-B/W), Joseph Michael Linsner (RI-B/W), Vasco Georgiev (RI-B/W), Tasha Cosplay UK Cosplay Variant (RI-Virgin), Joseph Michael Linsner (RI-B/W Virgin), Lucio Parrillo (RI-B/W Virgin) FC | 32 pages | Fantasy/Science-Fiction | $3.99 | Teen+
“It is the face she glimpsed in her nightmare. A KILLER, armored in jewels and precious alloys, brandishing an archaic weapon of the forever days. He was waiting for them… waiting to strike…” The stunning end of Arc 2, by DAN ABNETT (Guardians Of The Galaxy, Aquaman) and VASCO GEORGIEV (Xena)!
writer: Tom Sniegoski artist: Michael Sta. Maria covers: Lucio Parrillo (A), Ben Oliver (B), Stephen Segovia (C), Teena Titan Cosplay Variant (D), Stephen Segovia (RI-Virgin), Teena Titan Cosplay Variant (RI-Virgin), Ben Oliver (RI-B/W), Ben Oliver (RI-Tint), Lucio Parrillo (CGC-Graded Cover), Ben Oliver (CGC-Graded Cover) FC | 32 pages | Horror | $3.99 | Teen+
In order to resurrect the Danse Macabre, Vampirella must first discover what secret Mr. Sabastain was so desperate to keep hidden that he would summon and bind one of the legendary Hounds of Pandemonium to protect it.
Who or what is Abbadon? And could it end the reign of Nyx—or will it bring about the end of all life as we know it?
writer: Christopher Priest artist: Ergün Gündüz covers: Lucio Parrillo (A), Guillem March (B), Fay Dalton (C), Ergün Gündüz (D), Nixie Sweet Cosplay Variant (E) Adam Gorham “McFarlane Homage” Variant (RI), Lucio Parrillo (RI/BW), Ergün Gündüz (RI/BW), Nixie Sweet Cosplay Variant (RI/Virgin), Ergün Gündüz (RI/Virgin), Guillem March (RI/Virgin), Lucio Parrillo (RI/BW Virgin), Lucio Parrillo CGC-Graded Cover FC | 32 pages | Horror | $3.99 | Teen+
“FLIGHT PLAN, PART 2”
In the aftermath of the tragic plane crash that changed Vampirella’s life, Vampi’s enemies revel in their triumph while she hits emotional rock bottom, having lost the life she’d built as “Ella Normandy.” This leads to Vampi seeking help from two unexpected sources: a trauma specialist working with the airline, and, ultimately, the real enemy who’s been out to destroy her.
As summer approaches, Dynamite is heating up as the comic industry roars back with its comeback, and is delivering a scorching haul to fans and retailers for July 1st!
To charge up an otherwise slow week of comics releases, Dynamite is bringing its big guns to brighten up the excitement around returning stories and supporting comic shops. Five of the bestselling and best-reviewed titles will all be out the same week.
The issues are:
The Boys: Dear Becky #2
Vengeance of Vampirella #8
Red Sonja #16
Killing Red Sonja #2
As the second season on Prime is set for an official release date any day now, now is the perfect time for fans to dive into the long-awaited sequel to The Boys with the second issue of Dear Becky. Co-creators Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson return with artist Russ Braun, colorist Tony Aviña, and letterer Simon Bowland. The classic creative team is all back years after they concluded the original juggernaut run and they haven’t missed a step.
Meanwhile, in Vampirella Christoper Priest‘s intricate saga reaches a climax, as Vampirella falls to her lowest point. Still recovering from a traumatic plane crash and turbulent personal life, she turns to others for help – and one may be the mastermind who has been manipulating all the events to date… With stunning covers from Lucio Parrillo, Guillem March, Fay Dalton, Meghan Hetrick, interior artist Ergün Gündüz, and more, this is an issue not to miss.
In the flagship of the other big Woman of Dynamite, Eisner-nominated scribe Mark Russell continues to spin one of the most acclaimed series in the industry in Red Sonja. Exploring concepts like power, war, and leadership, it has only gotten more enticing moving into its second year with the big war won. What happens next for Sonja the Red?
Across that first year of Russell’s Red Sonja, the titular character lead the rag-tag Hyrkanians against a despotic king. With Red Sonja slaying Dragan the Magnificent in a climactic battle, his surviving son Prince Cyril has vowed revenge on the fiery-haired killer. Alongside co-writer Bryce Ingman and fan-favorite artist Craig Rousseau, Mark Russell chronicles that quest inKilling Red Sonja. Spiced with magic, humor, and more, it’s an indisposable companion to the main series.
Fans looking for a straight shot of classic comic book storytelling with modern sensibilities know that Vengeance of Vampirellais a true hit. Or they better get on it fast! The multitalented Tom Sniegoski, who has written everything from the Punisher, Hellboy, Bone, and dozens of novels, returns to the character he defined for an entire decade. Picking right up where he left off in the 1990s, but incorporating the 25-year absence, this book is comfort food for every longtime fan of the Daughter of Drakulon, and also perfectly approachable for all newcomers.
writer: Luke Lieberman artist: Sergio Davila cover: Lucio Parrillo FC | 104 pages | $17.99 | Sword and Sorcery | Teen+
An early tale of the She-Devil! Explore the early years of the wild and untamed Sonja the Red, before she became the scourge of Hyboria — Red Sonja!
Retaining her trademark armor and flame-filled hair — and temper, writer Luke LiEberman (Red Sonja: Doom of the Gods) and artist Sergio Davila (Conan) deliver high adventure and horror as they introduce the demon conqueror Raka and his devil’s brew, which turns men against their fellow men (and everyone in their way!). Also featuring the return of Sonja’s early mentor, Ozzyus!
Contains the entire mini-series, issues 1-4, of Red Sonja: Birth of the She-Devil.
writer: Erik Burnham artist: Jonathan Lau covers: Lucio Parrillo (A), Alan Quah (B), Alé Garza (C), Derrick Chew (D), Vanta Black Cosplay Variant (E), Kunkka (RI), Derrick Chew Monochromatic (RI), Kunkka (RI-Virgin), Vanta Black Cosplay Variant (RI-Virgin), Lucio Parrillo (RI/BW), Derrick Chew Monochromatic (RI-Virgin), Lucio Parrillo CGC-Graded Cover FC | 32 pages | Fantasy/Horror | $3.99 | Teen+
With the fate of all things hanging in the balance, the evil necromancer Kulan Gath must be resurrected — but can it be done without sacrificing another human being? Sonja and Chastity consult another sorcerer to find a way, but with Evil Ernie, Purgatori, and Jade all chasing after Sonja and the source of Gath’s power, there’s little time to set things right. The Age of Chaos continues!
writer: Dan Abnett artist: Vasco Georgiev covers: Lucio Parrillo (A), Luisa J. Preissler (B), Joseph Michael Linsner (C) Adam Gorham “McFarlane Homage” Variant (D), Mai S. Cosplay Variant (E) Lucio Parrillo (RI-B/W), Joseph Michael Linsner (RI-B/W), Luisa J. Preissler (RI-B/W), Mai S. Cosplay Variant (RI-Virgin), Joseph Michael Linsner (RI-B/W Virgin) Adam Gorham “McFarlane Homage” Variant (RI-B/W) FC | 32 pages | Fantasy/Science-Fiction | $3.99 | Teen+
“We cannot settle scores if we are all dead.”
The monstrous Mother Spider of Golpas will not be denied their meal… and on the menu is DEJAH THORIS. By DAN ABNETT (Guardians Of The Galaxy, Aquaman) and VASCO GEORGIEV (Xena)!
writer: Tom Sniegoski artist: Michael Sta. Maria covers: Lucio Parrillo (A), Ben Oliver (B), Stephen Segovia (C), Allyson Ochs Cosplay Variant (D), Stephen Segovia (RI-Virgin), Allyson Ochs Cosplay Variant (RI-Virgin), Ben Oliver (RI-B/W), Ben Oliver (RI-Tint), Lucio Parrillo (CGC-Graded Cover), Ben Oliver (CGC-Graded Cover) FC | 32 pages | Horror | $3.99 | Teen+
Still recovering from her final battle with Hemorrhage, Vampirella realizes that there will be no rest for the wicked and begins the process of assembling a plan that will hopefully result in the liberation of the Earth from the clutches of Mistress Nyx, and the Chaos Lords.